Thursday 28 April 2022 1:00PM

Remembering Kitchener Camp

A memorial concert for Yom HaShoah


This concert was live-streamed as part of the Summer 2022 Series. The video is no longer online but other concerts are available to watch in full here: Wigmore Hall Concert Video Library


  • Emily Maitlis narrator
  • Jon Sopel narrator
  • Benjamin Nabarro violin
  • Claudia Ajmone-Marsan violin
  • Rachel Roberts viola
  • Gemma Rosefield cello
  • London Cantorial Singers

The little known story of the refugee camp on the Kent coast that provided a safe haven for 4000 Jewish victims of Nazism, in the months prior to World War Two. The concert will conclude with the awarding of British Heroes of The Holocaust medals to descendants of individuals involved in establishing and running the Kitchener Camp scheme.

  • Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
      • Chacony in G minor Z730
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
      • Serenade for strings in G K525 ‘Eine kleine Nachtmusik’
        • II. Romanze. Andante
  • Traditional
      • Ma Nishtana
        • (arranged by Alan Freedman)
      • Pesach Medley
        • (arranged by Alan Freedman)
  • Johann Strauss II (1825-1899)
      • An der schönen, blauen Donau Op. 314
  • Pavel Haas (1899-1944)
      • String Quartet No. 3 Op. 15
        • Thema con variazione e fuga. Con moto – Allegro vivace
  • Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
      • String Quartet in B flat Op. 76 No. 4 'Sunrise'
        • II. Adagio
  • Traditional
      • Lo Teida Milchama (May You Never Know War Anymore)
      • Avinu Shebashamayim
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
      • 2 mélodies hébraïques
        • Kaddisch

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